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Harding University to host the 2021 Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games

June 16, 2021 | Special Olympics | Harding University will host the 2021 Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games June 24-26. This year’s theme is “Back at It,” and athletes will compete in various sports including powerlifting, swimming and tennis skills. All COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing and safety will be followed. “We are thrilled to have Special Olympics back on our campus this summer after
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Harding University hosts STEM Camp for middle school students

June 14, 2021 | Finely STEM Center | The Harding University Finley STEM Center is hosting ten middle school students from the Searcy School District for its STEM day camp June 14-18. The University is holding the first of six camps across the state. The camp, funded by the Arkansas Migrant Education Program in cooperation with the Arkansas STEM Coalition, provides students with the opportunity
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Department of Theatre announces return of Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre

May 24, 2021 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | The Harding University Department of Theatre has announced the return of Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre, kicking off with “Harvey” June 10. This summer will mark the community-based theatre program’s 38th season, with the theme “Escape from Reality.” As a precaution due to COVID-19, the program will limit seating and produce two shows instead of the usual
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International Programs reopens international campuses

May 18, 2021 | International Programs | Harding University International Programs are reopening their international campuses for students seeking to study abroad and experience their education globally.  International campuses were closed in spring 2020, beginning with Harding’s Florence campus in February 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, after a decrease in COVID-19 cases locally and globally, an increase in vaccinations, and extensive planning by
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Student media outlets receive regional, national recognition for 2020-21 school year

National and regional competitions recognized Harding University’s student media outlets — HU16, The Bison newspaper and the Petit Jean yearbook — for their work this year. HU16  HU16, the University’s student-run television station, won the grand prize in the public affairs and interview program and live production categories at the National Electronic Media Association’s National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition for the production of “Harding
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Students receive national research awards at Alpha Chi Convention

May 12, 2021 | Honors College | Two Harding students received awards for work presented at the 2021 National Alpha Chi Convention, which was held virtually April 8-10.  Senior interdisciplinary studies major John Lim and senior computer science major Pedro Navarrete, who both graduated May 2021, received recognition as the top presenters in their field at the national convention. Lim received the Clark Youngblood Prize
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Faculty members receive 2021 Alpha Chi scholar awards for academic contributions, leadership

May 12, 2021 | Honors College | Harding’s Arkansas Eta chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society recently presented the 2021 Alpha Chi Faculty Scholar awards to two faculty members, Dr. Usen Akpanudo and Dr. Ginger Blackstone. Faculty from across campus selected the recipients based on their track records of scholarly contributions, their commitment to mentoring the next generation of scholars, and written
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Honors College presents Trey Carlock Rising Scholar Award to students for academic research

May 11, 2021 | Honors College | In April, two students received the 2021 Trey Carlock Rising Scholar Award, an award given by the Honors College that recognizes students who plan to attend a research-focused graduate program. Honors College faculty selected Mary Grace Golden, public administration and communication studies double major, and Alicen Wilcox, biochemistry and molecular biology major, as this year’s recipients based on
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Harding Academy announces James Gurchiek as superintendent, Bradley Francis high school principal

May 3, 2021 | Harding Academy | Harding University President David Burks met with Harding Academy teachers and staff Friday to announce the hire of James Gurchiek as superintendent and Bradley Francis as high school principal.  “The search committee and I have been very serious in our efforts to select the best people to lead Harding Academy,” said President Burks. “We prayed that God would
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